Translation of pencil in Spanish:

pencil

lápiz, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnsəl//ˈpɛnsɪl//ˈpɛns(ə)l/

noun

  • 1

    (for writing, drawing)
    lápiz masculine
    colored pencils lápices de colores
    • to draw/write in pencil dibujar a/escribir con lápiz
    • eyebrow/eye pencil lápiz de cejas/ojos
    • before noun pencil drawing dibujo a lápiz
    • After hours of trying to elicit any scrap of detail about his life, someone had the idea of leaving him with a drawing pad and pencils.
    • Hardware and software is still more expensive than paper and pencils.
    • Common complimentary gifts include plastic bags, ballpoint pens, pencils, writing pads, water bottles and paper cups.
    • In the lush green lawns, they got busy with their drawing sheets, pencils and of course their creativity.
    • He would give me some paper and a pencil and I would imitate him, making marks on paper.
    • When I finished reading the letter, I put it down and took out a blank piece of paper and a pencil, ready to list all of the guys that fit the two clues.
    • I always think of myself as a kid in the street with a pencil and piece of paper, watching other people.
    • She then took a sketchpad from her handbag, along with some drawing pencils and an eraser.
    • Usually at the end of each day, I pull out the coloured pencils and drawing pad for my son.
    • Architects educated during these two decades have seen their standard tools transformed, for better or worse, from pencils to laptops.
    • He ran out carrying a stack of blank papers, a bunch of crayons, pencils, charcoal sticks, a camera and a huge straw hat.
    • Jessi opened her folder and pulled out various pieces of paper and pencils, passing several to each bed.
    • There were sketchpads and drawing pencils, as well as other art materials on top of the dresser.
    • He received some money from a federal welfare program and tried selling pencils.
    • I rustled through pens, crumpled pieces of paper, pencils, candy wrappers, and junk that I had no idea was even in my back pack.
    • He laid the pencil and drawing paper carefully onto his bureau.
    • I liked drawing, but I only liked drawing with my art pencils.
    • Getting comfortable by leaning against the cab, she drew out a sketch pad and a box of drawing pencils from her bag.
    • Use a pencil and piece of paper to rearrange the letters of a word, and then decipher them.
    • All that's required is a pencil and a piece of paper and the self-nurtured belief that what you have to say is worth saying.
    • In the darkest works, the pencil lines are visible only as a sheen.
    • Peepholes at strategic points along its length admitted pencils of light.
    • The thin line of his pencil transcribes the desert light and, for the first time in this exhibition, a unique and unmistakable vision appears.
    • These conservative pencils of light also displayed the biological diversity of the ship's crew.
  • 2

    (of light) rayo masculine
    (of rays) haz masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (write, draw)
    (notes/calculations) anotar
    (outline) hacer un esbozo de

    con lápiz

  • 2

    (with cosmetic)
    (eyebrows) perfilar
    (eyebrows) dibujar